Essential Central Heating

Who should attend:

Salespeople, Designers, Installers, Merchants, Architects




$195+GST per person

This course gives an overview of the technical principles, design, and installation of central heating systems, in addition to the pros and cons of different technologies and installation methods.

It is aimed at installers new to the business, as well as architects, builders, and anyone else who wants to increase their understanding of the technologies behind hydronic central heating and what is involved in designing, installing and servicing these systems.

For those looking to gain sufficient knowledge to design and install central heating systems, this course is a great starting point, and is best taken in conjunction with some of our other courses.

Course Delivery

Visual presentations are made on all the topics, and are reinforced with hands on experience of all the hardware, including working heat sources. Copies of all the presentations and related literature will be provided in a folder.

Course Outline

Technical Overview:
Main Principles behind Central Heating

  • Heat generation
  • Heat emitters
  • Heat distribution
  • Controls

Design Process

  • Heat loss and sizing
  • Design outputs

Underfloor Heating

  • Types
  • General design issues
  • General installation issues


  • Types
  • General design issues
  • General installation issues
Heat Sources and Their Characteristics

  • Design Implications
  • Installation


  • What they do
  • General practice

CHNZ Services and Processes

  • Catalogue
  • Website resource
  • Design services